Northern Drainages

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Northern Drainages

Submitted By: Dobish on March 21, 2010

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This is a awesome avy chute that makes a "X", both entrances and exits are great with 35 degrees at start and 28 at the bottom.

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The northern drainages of Big Cottonwood Canyon are much more subtle than their southern counterparts. They are less steep, more rounded and friendly looking, and have a lot more sun. There is mellow tree skiing, more open terrain, and shorter tours. The elevation rarely gets over 10,000ft.

How to Get There

take 190 east out of Salt Lake City. The stuff on the left is the northern drainages. Round trips are on 5-8 miles on average.

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